Senate Bill 75, signed into law by Governor Ehrlich,
provides for public charter schools in Maryland. The
Board of Education of Anne Arundel County adopted a public
charter schools policy in October 2003 and revised in May of
Public school staff, parents or guardians of public school
students, nonsectarian, nonprofit entities, or nonsectarian
institutions of higher education in the State can apply to
establish a public charter school.
are documents pertaining to starting a public charter school
in Anne Arundel County. These documents are also available
from the Alternative Education (410-222-5193).
Appointments are being accepted to meet with charter school
applicants interested in starting a public charter school in
Anne Arundel County. If you are interested in setting up an
appointment or have general questions about our schools of
choice program, please call Pat Crain, Senior Charter School